Wareham Police arrest 4 over 3 days on variety of charges

Jun 25, 2018

Wareham Police were busy over a three-day period, logging multiple arrests for a variety of charges including: OUI, disturbing the peace and assault and battery on a police officer.

On Saturday, June 23, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Officers Calib Larue and Stephen Harrison responded to a report of a car which struck a telephone pole near Cranberry Plaza. Officers found the car nearby with the front passenger side tire missing and determined it was in another crash.

No injuries were reported, however, the driver, Joseph Brooks, 35, of Yarmouth Port was arrested and charged with OUI, second offense, and operating with a suspended license.

On Sunday, June 24, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Officer Steven Soqui arrested Anthony Bullock, 48, of Onset for disturbing the peace. Bullock was arrested after a disturbance near Stephen’s Lounge where several men fled the area. Police said Bullock was uncooperative after the disturbance. While being booked, police said they found what they believed to be cocaine on Bullock and also charged him with possession of a class B substance.

Later that day, at approximately 1:15 a.m., police again responded to Onset where they found Joel Michelsen, 29, of Onset walking while waving his arms and yelling obscenities. Police said Michelsen became more aggressive when approached and officers struggled during the arrest.

While being placed into the cruiser, Michelsen tried to break free and kicked Officer Steven Soqui. At the police station, police said Michelsen remained unruly and hostile. He has been charged with: assault and battery on a police officer, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and resisting arrest.

On Monday, June 25, at approximately 1:50 a.m., Sgt. Daniel Henderson saw a car pulling out of the cranberry bogs on Hathaway Street. Henderson stopped the car on Dinah’s Way because the bog is posted, no trespassing. As a result of the stop, Matthew Whitney, 29, of Carver was arrested for operating after suspension of a driver’s license and two active default warrants.